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: kicking off their final 14 days toward the election, a split screen sprint to the finish. barack obama zeroing in on his opponent's trustworthiness. >> everything he's doing right now is to hide his real position and try to win this election. you can trust that i say what i mean. and i mean what i say. >> reporter: mitt romney near las vegas, claiming the race's momentum and arguing that president obama's campaign is about attacks. not solutions. >> we haven't heard an agenda from the president, that's why his campaign is taking on water and our campaign is full speed ahead. >> reporter: with most polls still showing the race nearly deadlocked, and early voters streaming to the polls, both sides are flooding the airwaves, hoping their last minute message will resonate with undecided voters. >> we're not there yet. but we've made real progress. the last thing we should do is turn back now. >> reporter: the romney campaign already touting its performance in last night's foreign policy debate. >> mr. president, america has not dictated to other nations, we have freed other nations from di
to go, new polling, the marist poll in colorado, showing a dead heat with romney and obama at 48, and nevada, obama has a slight lead, over romney, 50-47 right now then the state of ohio, peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign in defiance, ohio, good evening peter. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you, these days the "o" in ohio could be optimism, this is the most confident mitt romney we've seen all year, and despite the polls showing the race is neck and neck, romney is telling the crowds that he will win. weaving his way from cincinnati to the town of defiance, romney claimed the opponent's theme of change four years ago. >> these challenges are big challenges, this election, therefore, is a big choice, and america wants to see big changes and we'll bring big changes to get america stronger again. >> reporter: seeking an edge in the battle of ideas, governor romney said president obama's campaign lacks vision. >> the obama campaign doesn't have a plan, the obama campaign is slipping because he is talking about smaller and smaller things. despite the fact america
. this storm is already having an effect on the obama and romney campaigns. just ten days until the election. it could have a big effect on early voting in several swing states and already both campaigns have cancelled or rescheduled events to get out of the way of the storm. we've got both campaigns covered. we want to begin with kristen welker who's traveling with the pret in new hampshire. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. president obama is facing a big challenge. he's got to juggle campaigning in the final days with managing a potentially devastating storm. now this hurricane has already impacted his schedule to some extent. he was able to make a stop here in new hampshire. this is a small state that carries a lot of significance. president obama trying to get ahead of hurricane sandy which could diminish his campaign schedule this week. today he visited new hampshire, a state with only four electoral votes, but with the race deadlocked, the president can't afford to leave anything to chance. >> ten days, new hampshire! ten days. >> reporter: the president didn't
, with the presidential race locked in a tie for the polls, president obama and governor romney are engaged in a fast and furious campaign blitz, the president launching an assault in some of the places vital to his election. he is on a two day trip, it will take him to eight states spending the night on air force one. romney is calling it a sign of being desperate, even as romney was racking up his own air miles. we'll check in with the romney camp, but first, brian williams has been given full access to the campaign swing. he checks in tonight from denver. >> reporter: well, lester, good evening, having approached both campaigns about getting access and spending time with them as we get close today finds us in the middle of roughly 24 hours riding along during several stops with the obama campaign. earlier today that meant a stop in iowa. we had an opportunity to sit down with the president, all of that, by the way, for a special package on tomorrow evening's broadcast of "rock center." i started out today asking him where he finds himself in this race right now. how is it that with what 13 days to
'll put america on a new path to a new day with a new president. obama. a new president romney, pardon me. >> time for new bold changes that measure up to the moment, that can bring the american families to the certainty that the future will be better than the past. >> reporter: speaking to a construction plant that benefitted from mr. obama's stimulus money help, he blasted the opponent. >> we're the nine million jobs that the president promised. >> reporter: president obama targeted the most loyal supporters without ever leaving washington, courting young voters now on tv. >> we now have to go directly to the source, the colleges and universities and say you have to work on cutting tuition. >> reporter: later, working on the undecideds. >> the major issue in any election, can you count on the purpose you put into office fighting for you, with a clear set of convictions >> reporter: meanwhile, the romney campaign's national co-chair, john sununu, criticized them of using stereotypes. >> how lazy, detached he is. >> reporter: backing away from new comments on cnn's questioning why colin p
for the most part. also president obama added his voice to all the warnings to take this storm very seriously. >> this is a serious and baying storm. and my first message is to all people across the eastern seaboard, the mid-atlantic going north that you need to take this very seriously. and follow the instructions of your state, and local officials, because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> reporter: the awesome power of hurricane sandy churning up the atlantic drew people to the coastal beaches for one last look. thousands heeded the warnings and headed to safety. while police in island towns like point pleasant beach went door to door enforcing a mandatory evacuation order. >> we lucked out with irene, and this may be worse, it's scary. >> reporter: in atlantic city, the last minute rush to board up the gambling mecca, which now looks like a ghost town. along the east coast from delaware to connecticut, hundreds of thousands after people live in mandatory evacuation areas. more than 370,000 alone in new
? >> there is a disconnect between the narrative that president obama is giving about the world in large and the reality. very similar to what happened in iraq, learn from bush's mistakes, and learn from obama's mistakes. be smart, listen to your commanders, don't over-sell. >> reporter: obama is trying to sell his successes, the osama bin laden killing, the draw-down in afghanistan. and the end of the iraq war aides say aides say mr. romney will turn the attention back to the economy, saying you can't be strong abroad if you are weak at home. the president's challenge goes beyond the debate hall. according to our polls, there are doubts about what a second term will look like debate will look like. only 4% say the second term should be only 4% say the second term should be like the first. as soon as this debate is over, the election rubber hits the road early in person voting kicking off in two more battleground states today, colorado and wisconsin, and voting in some fashion is in all nine of the closest swing states. and brian, as you know it will be a week of traveling. the president will hit eight
, president obama was briefed by a conference call by his national security team and fbi director at camp david. there are also reports that the alleged shooter had a restraining order against him and he had been allegedly stalking his wife who worked at the day salon and also the vice presidential candidate who's from wisconsin also expressed his shock and horror over today's violence. >> kevin tibbles, thanks. to presidential politics, now 16 days to the election, our brand-new poll numbers show election night could be a cliffhanger. one more critical debate here in florida. now the president has made his way down to the scene of the debate in boca raton. >> reporter: the topic of tomorrow night's debate the foreign policy. and there are new debates in libya, syria and iran. mitt romney took time out to toss the coin before a beach football game before his staff and his press corps. the president was at camp david where he'll spend the night before heading to florida. with both canning ddidates prac, surrogates took up the battle. >> mitt romney could onto point to binders for an accomp
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